RembrandtPainted by Himself Drawn and Engraved by Charles Townley Member of the Royal Academy of Painting in Florence. From the Original Portrait in the Medici Collection. Born in the Year 1606. / Died in the Year 1674.
Mezzotint, with publication address partially erased before it was altered to Pascal's. Image 355 x 290mm, 14 x 11½". Lacking lower margin; the three others tatty and chipped, some senting and a few tiny inkspots on the face.
Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn (1606 - 1669), Dutch painter and etcher; after the 1669 self-portrait in the Uffizi, Florence. Head and shoulders with tufts of hair showing around the ears, directed slightly to right but looking at the viewer, wearing a fur-trimmed cloak and beret, a medal on a ribbon around his neck, traces of a moustache and beard. Engraving after the 1669 self-portrait by Rembrandt in the Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence, inv.no.1871 (Bredius 60).
Chaloner Smith 23, undescribed state (between I and II); Charrington: 170 I of II.
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